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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-10-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By cagui1223
Definitely appears that it was designed to fail....

Definitely appears that it was designed to fail. Glad you were able to get the gear replaced! My wife almost fainted when I told her the dealer would charge around $3,000 if I couldn't fix it. :rofl:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By cagui1223
Recently had the triad of lights come on (4x4,...

Recently had the triad of lights come on (4x4, ABS, Brake) and occasionally cause the vehicle to stall during operation. Yesterday I replaced the gear with one ordered from FCPEuro.com Part #...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 27,213
Posted By cagui1223
2007 BMW X3 3.0 SI. We're currently at about...

2007 BMW X3 3.0 SI. We're currently at about 159,000 miles. Vehicle was detailed July 5th of this year. Panels were sealed with C-Quartz UK, plastic trim was sealed with C-Quartz DLux. Enjoy the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By cagui1223
Welcome to the forum! Check out RealOEM.com...

Welcome to the forum!

Check out RealOEM.com to search for parts for your vehicle. Looks like your part # will be either one of these:

51163420690
51163420691
51163420692


X3 E83 LCI X3...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By cagui1223
You're correct my friend. :thumbup: Didn't...

You're correct my friend. :thumbup: Didn't realize he had an '06.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By cagui1223
Yomama, when do you plan on replacing the...

Yomama,

when do you plan on replacing the valve cover gasket? I would highly recommend also replacing the eccentric shaft sensor gasket while you're at it.

Below is a link for the eccentric...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,221
Posted By cagui1223
Yes, there are only two bolts that fasten the...

Yes, there are only two bolts that fasten the thermostat onto the water pump. Use a 10mm socket to remove them. Once removed the only things holding the thermostat on the vehicle will be the 4 hoses...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 35,665
Posted By cagui1223
I recently replaced my front struts and followed...

I recently replaced my front struts and followed the instructions on the video below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGH_Bs84uk0

All I did was remove the pinch bolt and sway bar link connected...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 82,523
Posted By cagui1223
Apologies for the double post..

Apologies for the double post..
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 82,523
Posted By cagui1223
We have a 2007 X3 3.0si automatic. Bought it with...

We have a 2007 X3 3.0si automatic. Bought it with about 34,000 miles on it already. Can't recall exactly what year we purchased it but I have been keeping a maintenance record since 2012, which has...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,215
Posted By cagui1223
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw-mini-direct-i...

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw-mini-direct-ignition-coil-bosch-0221504470

Available for $30.99 each.

$185.94 for 6.

Regards,

- CA
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By cagui1223
If you're getting the exact same sound as you did...

If you're getting the exact same sound as you did before changing the tires then it's likely not the tires that are causing the noise.
If it's not a 'whining' sound, then what does it sound like?...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By cagui1223
The problem is the one I got from ECSTuning is...

The problem is the one I got from ECSTuning is not an exact fit to my bumper. The cover is actually shorter than what my bumper needs.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By cagui1223
Thanks for the offer SonicBoom. I actually...

Thanks for the offer SonicBoom. I actually ordered it a few months ago and have since returned it to ECSTuning. I honestly don't know if I have a sports bumper or not. I just know it's the same one...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By cagui1223
Pano Roof Drain Tube Cleaning Success By:...

Pano Roof Drain Tube Cleaning Success
By: DangermouseX3
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=771549&highlight=

I would also highly recommend verifying that all 4 vapor barriers on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By cagui1223
Can't Find Correct Trailer Hitch Cover

Vehicle: 2007 BMW X3 3.0si.

Good morning everyone,
my vehicle is missing the trailer hitch cover. I ordered part # 51123416243 from ECS tuning which is not the cover that fits my bumper....
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-23-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By cagui1223
FS: 16" BMW OEM 3 Series Wheels & Tires

I no longer have any use for these wheels as my 3 series was totaled a few months ago :mad:. These wheels and tires are in excellent condition. The tires still have a considerable amount of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 22,951
Posted By cagui1223
You may try https://www.fcpeuro.com and enter...

You may try https://www.fcpeuro.com and enter your car info, then search from "grommet".

It should be Part #: 61667006063

This Genuine BMW Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir Grommet

The...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By cagui1223
Thanks for the prompt response. Even at ~$37/...

Thanks for the prompt response. Even at ~$37/ coil that's a heck of a deal.
Just like most of us, I had 1 coil fail and luckily I had 1 spare to resolve the issue. The other 5, however, are all...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By cagui1223
FCPEuro definitely offers some of the best prices...

FCPEuro definitely offers some of the best prices out there. Bluskye, I couldn't find on their website where you were able to buy 6 ignition coils for $152.76.

Below is a link of the ignition...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By cagui1223
When I had a misfire on my X3 it was due to a bad...

When I had a misfire on my X3 it was due to a bad ignition coil. It is highly recommended to change all 6 of them. They ca get quite expensive though. However, just today I came across a website that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By cagui1223
I highly recommend following the instructions on...

I highly recommend following the instructions on those videos. I did that fix on a friends x3 using a dremel tool. Although the rear panoramic roof no longer moved, he preferred that over spending a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By cagui1223
Thanks for the video SWaMPX3, or possibly just...

Thanks for the video SWaMPX3,
or possibly just replacing the temperature sensor itself! Seen it for sale ranging from $10 - $40

But it makes sense to check the readings. :)


Anyone else know...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By cagui1223
Thanks SWaMPX3, The problem wasn't the outer...

Thanks SWaMPX3,

The problem wasn't the outer door handle. It was the inner door handle being loose due to the bowden cable not being held in place.
So the passenger had to roll the window down...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By cagui1223
Hey LeaNNaLuV, Sorry to hear about your X3...

Hey LeaNNaLuV,

Sorry to hear about your X3 troubles!
The hood shock / gas spring part number should be: 51233400352
As for purchasing "OEM" that's up to you. Just remember, you get what you pay...
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